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Government

Philly's new Office of Public Safety brings together several city services

Office Public Safety

Prevention

Chemicals in plastic food containers have been linked to preterm births; here's how to avoid them

Phthalates preterm birth

Neighborhoods

Spruce Hill residents seek to add pedestrian plaza to slow traffic near Penn Alexander School

43rd and Spruce streets

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Help protect those who serve and keep us safe

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Neighborhoods

Crosswalk murals have been shown to reduce traffic crashes, so Fishtown just added one to a busy intersection

Fishtown Crosswalk Mural

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Look at highway work zones from my perspective

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Government

Sirens to blare in Philly on Thursday night as part of citywide fire drill

Philly Fire Drill

Investigations

West Reading chocolate factory failed to evacuate workers before explosion despite gas leak warnings, OSHA says

RM Palmer Explosion OSHA

Government

6 North Philly schools to receive road and crosswalk safety upgrades with $25 million in federal funding

Traffic zone upgrades

Business

Over 1.5 million dehumidifiers under recall due to fires, overheating

Baseball

Little League World Series removes bunk beds from dorms after player fell and fractured skull last summer

Transportation

As SEPTA workers begin mandated safety training, riders should expect delays

SEPTA Safety Trainings

Education

New Temple University safety app allows students to contact police with one tap

Temple Safety App

Children's Health

New parental control features come to Instagram, Facebook and Messenger

Meta parental controls

Parenting

Most drownings among young children occur in backyard pools; here's how to keep them safe as they swim

Pets

How to protect pets from wildfire smoke

wildfire pet safety

Government

Ocean City may soon ban electric bikes from its boardwalk

Ocean City e-bike ban

Crime

Philadelphia police to deploy more officers near recreation centers this summer to combat crime

Philly Police Rec Centers

Education

Philly schools appoint executive director to oversee asbestos issues

School District Oversight

Safety

Protecting Property and Lives: The Importance of Fire Watch Guards Services

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Government

A new dashboard tracks quality of life in all of Philly's 372 neighborhoods

ProgressPHL dashboard

Government

Proposed public safety director would oversee Philly's gun violence response

Public Safety Director

Transportation

SEPTA to deploy more police officers on trains in response to safety concerns

SEPTA Police Crime

Education

School District of Philadelphia suing the city over building safety requirement law

School District lawsuit

Health News

Fisher-Price baby sleeper, recalled in 2019, linked to 100 infant deaths

Fisher-Price recall infant sleeper

Government

Nearly one year after deadly Fairmount fire, U.S. to mandate better smoke alarms in public housing

Lawsuits

Parents of Pennsylvania girl, whose hair got tangled in Chuck E. Cheese ticket machine, file lawsuit in Scranton

Chuck E Cheese Lawsuit

Education

N.J. schools must submit digital maps of buildings to police to help first responders in emergencies

New Jersey School Safety Maps

Investigations

17-year-old faces charges for bomb threat at Coatesville Area Senior High School

Coatesville Bomb Threats

Government

Philadelphia Fire Department to host citywide drill Thursday night

Philadelphia fire drill

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Tips for preventing tick and mosquito bites

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What's the difference between sun poisoning and sunburn?

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Pets

Pets can overheat in the summer heat; here's how to keep them safe

Government

Fireworks would be limited to specific hours in Pennsylvania under proposed law

Pennsylvania Fireworks Law

Eagles

Chuck Clark for Jalen Reagor? The Eagles and Ravens reportedly talked about it

Wildlife

Black bear spotted in Plymouth Meeting leads to safety warning and traps set

Black Bear Plymouth Meeting

Transportation

SEPTA adding 'guides' to promote safety on subways, provide homeless outreach

SEPTA Guides

Transportation

Bike lane extensions along parts of Chestnut, Market streets in West Philly aim to improve road safety

West Philly traffic safety project

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Tips for keeping your health information secure online

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Crime

Carjacking surge prompts Philly police to increase mitigation efforts, share safety tips

Philly Carjacking Surge

Safety

Philly residents can get free smoke detectors by calling 311

Free Smoke Detectors

Transportation

Pennsylvania investing $12.5 million to make Roosevelt Boulevard safer

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